- Rabiya Mateo opened up that her Indian-American dad is one of the reasons why she joined the Miss Universe Philippines pageant
- The Miss Universe Philippines 2020 said she hopes to find her father who left them when she was little
- The beauty queen shared that she got inspired by former Miss Universe Philippines Gazini Ganados who met her dad during her reign
- Rabiya admitted that she used to be a daddy’s girl and she remembers only the good traits of her father
Rabiya Mateo recently revealed that one of the reasons why she joined the Miss Universe Philippines pageant was his Indian-American father.
KAMI learned that during her “Magandang Buhay” guesting, the beauty queen said she hopes to find her dad who left them when she was little.
She also admitted to getting inspired by former MUP Gazini Ganados who met her father during her reign.
Rabiya likewise shared that she was a daddy’s girl back when her father was still with them.
“I didn’t grow up with my dad. Pero when I was young, naalala ko dati, 'yung kapatid kong lalaki ay mama’s boy tapos ako daddy’s girl. Bata pa ako noon pero I still have memories of my dad with me.”
“The last time that I heard, he’s in Chicago, Illinois. He’s a doctor po.”
Rabiya, who remembers only the good traits of her dad, opened up that she does not hold any hate towards her father for her mom never bad-mouthed their dad to them.
Watch her interview here:
The one who won the prestigious title of Miss Universe Philippines was Rabiya Mateo. She is an Iloilo beauty. She answered the question regarding the kind of paper currency and who should be in that currency. Her answer greatly appeared as the best one. She said that if there was someone who deserves to be on paper currency, it would be the late Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago.
Rabiya previously introduced her nurse boyfriend of six years, saying that they have been together since college. The Iloilo beauty also admitted that her current boyfriend is her first boyfriend. She also said that he made her promise not to leave him even if she would win the Miss Universe Philippines crown.
Recently, Ogie Diaz recently posted about his encounter with Rabiya. The prominent talent manager shared how humble and sweet the beauty queen is when they met.
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